GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: mee-SHEL (French), mi-SHEL (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
French feminine form of MICHEL. It has been common in the English-speaking world since the middle of the 20th century.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Michèle (French), Michele (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Micheline (French), Chelle, Shell, Michelyne (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mihaela (Croatian), Michaela, Michala (Czech), Mikaela, Mikkeline (Danish), Mikaela (Finnish), Michaela, Michi (German), Micaela, Michela, Michelina (Italian), Mihaela, Mihaila (Macedonian), Mikaela (Norwegian), Michalina (Polish), Micaela, Miguela (Portuguese), Mihaela (Romanian), Michaela (Slovak), Mihaela (Slovene), Micaela, Miguela (Spanish), Michaela, Mikaela (Swedish), Mykhaila (Ukrainian)
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